Date Added: Mar 2010
Global competition makes software an indispensable element of success - without software many of today's products and services would be impossible to develop and sell. On the other hand, creating and maintaining software is expensive, especially in the light of ever changing market needs. Traditionally, software ages and changing it becomes more and more difficult and costly, reaching a point, where expenditures outrun revenues. As a consequence, the software becomes a liability and stops being an asset.